Quick & Easy Punjabi Palak Paneer Recipe

Updated: Aug 13, 2019

My love for Palak Paneer never ends. Each time I cook Palak Paneer, I try a new variation and love to see how it turns out. Here I am going to share one of the versions which is easy and quick.

Preparation time: 20 min, Serves: 3-4

Ingredients :

  • Spinach : 1 bunch

  • Onion : 1 medium size

  • Tomato : 2 small

  • Ginger : 1/2 inch or less

  • Garlic : 3-4 cloves

  • Cardamom : 2 (whole)

  • Green Chili : 3

  • Coriander/Dhania Powder : 1 tsp

  • Kitchen King masala powder : 1.5 tsp

  • Cumin/Jeera seeds : 1/2 tsp

  • Paneer/Cottage cheese cubes : 200 grams

  • Milk : 1 cup

Preparation Steps :

  1. Heat some oil in a pan. Once hot, add cardamom, diced onions, ginger, garlic and green chilies.

  2. Saute these for 4-5 minutes till onions are golden brown.

  3. Next add the tomatoes and salt. Saute till the tomatoes are soft .

  4. Next add roughly chopped spinach (baby spinach need not be chopped).

  5. Once the spinach is soft. Blend this mix to a smooth paste.

  6. In the same pan add 1 tsp of oil. Add Cumin/Jeera seeds and wait till they crackle.

  7. Add the spinach paste into the pan. Next add Dhania(coriander seeds) powder and kitchen king masala powder, salt to taste.

  8. Stir the mix for few minutes and add hot water to adjust the consistency of the gravy.

  9. Bring it to a boil. Add paneer/cottage cheese cubes and one cup milk.

  10. Let this simmer for 5-6 minutes. Serve hot!

Hope you all enjoy this version of Palak Paneer :)

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